MassDevelopment and the Mass Cultural Council
01/20/20 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $50,000 to Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and IHEs for pre-implementation planning of a proposed cultural facility. Applicants are required to submit an intent to apply prior to submitting a full application.
Goals of the Feasibility & Technical Assistance Grants Program:
The planning and construction of cultural facilities can be complex. The purpose of the Feasibility & Technical Assistance grants is to help managers and board members of cultural organizations get the objective information and analysis they need before they commit their organization’s energies and financial resources to a facilities project.
Types of Projects Funded:
Organizations that are contemplating an Eligible Project may apply for funds to support pre-implementation planning – research, fact-finding, and analysis that can help them make more informed decisions about their facilities development effort.
Types of planning and technical assistance may include but are not necessarily limited to: architectural and engineering plans, business plans and market research as it relates to a new facility, capital campaign feasibility studies, comprehensive facility maintenance plans and new project feasibility studies.
Organizations can also plan for Universal Design solutions to accessibility challenges in their facilities. Organizations can work with a consultant who will identify possible solutions that meet ADA, 504, and Massachusetts Architectural Access Board (MAAP) requirements, but go beyond to provide solutions that are an improvement for all visitors.
GrantWatch ID#: 139141
Grants up to $50,000
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To access the Intent to Apply and online application:
Jay Paget, Program Director
Miranda Cook, Program Officer
Mass Cultural Council
10 St. James Ave. 3rd floor
Boston, MA 02116
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